Friday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts.
We’ll talk with Julie Hamilton, UAS Professor, recent winner of a prestigious professorship;
Glacier Bay biologist Tania Lewis will offer a preview of tonight’s Friday Fireside Lecture at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, about how glaciers impact bears in SE Alaska;
We’ll learn about the upcoming Garden Conference with Garden Club President, Molly Hodges and Juneau peony farmer Brad Fluetch;
And we’ll get a preview of this weekend’s presentation for the Juneau Unitarian Universalist Fellowship about John Coltrane’s musical & spiritual journey as lay leader Pat McLear and musician Robert Cohen join us
That, Writer’s Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, today at 3 on KTOO-NEWS.
- “Scrap it,” said Matanuska-Susitna Borough Assemblyman Steve Colligan. “We would be better off spending $500,000 to send it to the scrapyard.”
- Some 34,000 Alaskans are eligible for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits but don't apply. That's $65 million from the federal government that's not getting into local economies.
- Nick Pletnikoff, who has autism, was pepper-sprayed outside his home by Kodiak police in September. He was never charged with a crime. The family is suing for more than $100,000 plus punitive damages.
- Scalia was perhaps the leading voice of uncompromising conservatism on the Supreme Court. In his 29 years on the court, he achieved almost a cult following for dissents.